Chefs

Making waves: the Boat Inn chef-owner Liam Dillon always wanted to open a high-class gastropub

Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs

How to create an award-winning gastropub

By Nicholas Robinson

After just two-and-a-half years, Liam Dillon – chef-owner of Lichfield’s the Boat Inn – has established an admirable reputation for his Staffordshire gastropub.

Flying the flag: Charlotte Vincent has always seen women chefs as the underdogs

Is sexism in kitchens dying out?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Equality in hospitality kitchens appears to be improving, however, Marco Pierre White’s comments on women make it seem that may not be the case, according to one chef.

No flash in the pan: Stonegate has credited its employment of apprentices for a reduction in chef turnover

Stonegate reduces chef turnover rate by 32%

By Emily Hawkins

Stonegate Pub Company has reduced its chef turnover by almost a third (32%) after the introduction of its back-of-house apprenticeship programme.

Previous experience: Kanwar Gurmohan worked at Jamie Oliver Restaurants for six years

Former Jamie Oliver Restaurants chef takes on pub

By Nikkie Thatcher

Jamie Oliver Restaurants’ former operations chef Kanwar Gurmohan has taken on the lease of a Surrey pub and is undertaking a joint £272,000 refurbishment of the site.

Packing heat: young chefs apply within

GBPA 2019

Is your young chef the best?

By Nicholas Robinson

There is still a week to go before entries to the Great British Pub Awards’ Young Chef of the Year category closes.

Joined forces: female operators gathered to talk about women's roles in the industry

In association with Knorr

How can we push sex equality in the pub trade?

By Nikkie Sutton

Equality is a hot topic on the lips of everyone at the moment but hospitality needs to encourage more women to get into the trade and ensure they are treated equally once they get there.

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